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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulls out of Saudi investment conference amid outcry over missing journalist

Added: 18.10.2018 18:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mnuchin’s absence is seen as the Trump administration’s first public rebuke of the Saudis over the disappearance of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who Turkish investigators believe was killed inside a diplomatic compound in Istanbul. Nearly a dozen executives from the technology, media and entertainment industries have backed out of the Future Investment Initiative […]

Bob Corker says the administration has "clamped down" on intelligence about Khashoggi case

Added: 18.10.2018 17:06 | 7 views | 0 comments

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman says White House has "clamped down" on intelligence about Khashoggi, according to Washington Post


Trump Threatens To Use Military To Close U.S.-Mexico Border, Cancel USMCA

Added: 18.10.2018 15:56 | 3 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to use the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border and cancel a just-completed trade deal as he expressed mounting frustration with a large caravan of migrants from Honduras making it’s way toward the United States, The Washington Post reported Thursday. In a series of morning tweets, the report said, the president repeated previous vows to halt U.S. aid to Central American countries that don’t disband the caravan. In addition, Trump issued a fresh threat to Mexico’s government after it said it would treat those in the caravan no differently than it does other migrants, eported. In one tweet, the report said, Trump said: “In addition to...

Trump meets Pompeo as Khashoggi crisis engulfs White House

Added: 18.10.2018 9:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

(CNN)President Donald Trump will meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday as the White House struggles to contain a spiraling crisis over a journalist's apparent death at a Saudi consulate. Trump stressed Wednesday that he does not want to abandon Riyadh as it comes under increasing pressure to explain the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen since entering the consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2. Trump denied that he was "giving cover" to Saudi Arabia, insisting that he wants to get to the bottom of what happened. "I want to find out what happened, where is the fault, and we will probably know that by the end of the week. But Mike...

Jamal Khashoggi: Chilling column by slain dissident journalist published by Washington Post - as police seen removing bags of evidence from Saudi consulate in Istanbul

Added: 18.10.2018 8:22 | 13 views | 0 comments

A chilling column written by journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been published by the Washington Post as police were seen removing evidence from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where he is thought to have died.

Jamal Khashoggi's final column: What the Arab world needs most is free expression

Added: 18.10.2018 5:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

A note from Karen Attiah, Washington Post Global Opinions editor:
I received this  and assistant the day after Jamal was reported missing in Istanbul. eld off publishing it because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit...


Jamal Khashoggi's 'last piece' published by Washington Post

Added: 18.10.2018 3:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

"eld off publishing it because we hoped Jamal would come back to us," Khashoggi's editor wrote. "Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen."

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Hungarian Constitutional Amendment Makes Homelessness A Crime

Added: 18.10.2018 2:07 | 16 views | 0 comments

United Nations experts called the constitutional amendment passed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government "cruel and incompatible with international human rights law" since it would essentially ban people from being homeless and living on the streets, according to The Washington Post. The new law went into effect this week, with the Hungarian government arguing it is necessary since there is sufficient space in emergency shelters to accommodate the entire homeless population in the country. Hungarian officials also said they would begin providing extra support this week and argued the law would end up helping save lives. “The only way to get back on your feet after becoming...

The last column Jamal Khashoggi wrote before disappearing focuses on need for free press

Added: 18.10.2018 1:23 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post has published the last column by Jamal Khashoggi, written by the journalist shortly before he went missing.


Washington Post publishes Jamal Khashoggi's 'last' column before his disappearance

Added: 18.10.2018 1:22 | 17 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post on Wednesday night published the most recently-written opinion piece from Jamal Khashoggi, the activist who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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